26 October 2016 to 6 November 2016

10am to 5pm (closes 1pm on final day)

Please note that traffic and pedestrian access on The Mall will be restricted on Tuesday 1 November, please leave extra time to complete your journey to and from Mall Galleries. 

Main Gallery, North Galleries, Threadneedle Space

Admission: £3, Concession £2.50, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, SWLA Friends and under 18s.

50% off to National Art Pass Holders

This open exhibition celebrates the natural world in all its guises through drawing, printmaking, painting and sculpture. In addition to the huge array of contemporary approaches to conveying wildlife, there will be displays from the Society’s bursary winners and the Out of the Frame room will show fieldwork and sketches from the Society's Turkish Sweetgum Project and RSPB Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project.

A visit to this show will give you a glimpse of the wild in the heart of London.

Exhibiting artists

Andrea Ambrogio
Jim Anderson
Vanna Bartlett
Nicola Bramley
Annie Cockwell-De Jong
Naomi Cook
Paul Dady
Nicholas Day
Madeline Downham
Sara Dudman
Leo de Feu
Evelina Flodstöm
Martin Gibbons
Chris Gilbert
Jack Haslam
Christopher Hicks
Lisa Hooper
David Hunt
Ken Januski
Elizabeth Jorden
Patrick Kennedy
Cathryn Kuhfeld
Natalia Kuptsova
Helen Lopez-Biggin
Julia McKenzie
Stephen Message
Johannes Nevala
Rachel Porter
Venessa Pugh
Gary Ramskill
Stephen Rautenbach
Ian Rendall
Hugh Ribbans
Derek Robertson
Catherine Robinson
Vincenzo Romanelli
Carolyn Simpson
Rebecca Thorley-Fox
Julie Wilson
Loz Wilson
Barry Woodcraft

Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition

Van-Dusen-Barry-Least-Sandpiper-in-Shadow.jpg

Least Sandpiper in shadow

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
45 x 53
Van-Dusen-Barry-Snow-Buntings.jpg

Snow Buntings

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
45 x 53 cm
Van-Dusen-Barry-Turnstone-Studies.jpg

Turnstone studies

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
45 x 53 cm
Van-Dusen-Barry-Western-Sandpiper-Study.jpg

Western Sandpiper study

Barry Van Dusen SWLA

Watercolour
53 x 45
Edwards-Brin-Barn-Owl-Fences-Lines.jpg

Barn Owl fence lines

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
46 x 74
Edwards-Victoria-Egyptian-Tortoise.jpg

Egyptian Tortoise

Victoria Edwards SWLA

Watercolour
63.5 x 57.5 cm
Edwards-Brin-Gadwall-with-Sand-Martins.jpg

Gadwall with Sand Martins

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
51 x 41 cm
Edwards-Brin-Pendeen-Choughs.jpg

Pendeen Choughs

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
100 x 40 cm
Edwards-Brin--Scilly-Hedgerow.jpg

Scilly Hedgerow

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
60 x 97 cm
Edwards-Brin-Swallow-Cairns.jpg

Swallow Cairns

Brin Edwards SWLA

Oil
40 x 120 cm
Ellis-Carl-Brown-Trout.jpg

Brown Trout

Carl Ellis SWLA

Pastel & watercolour wash
32.5 x 42.5 cm
Foker-John-Descending-Nuthatch-over-Windle-Brook.jpg

Descending Nuthatch over Windle Brook

John Foker SWLA

Oil
29 x 29 cm
Foker-John-Egrets-and-Heron---Wallasea.jpg

Egrets & Heron - Wallasea

John Foker SWLA

Oil
37 x 26 cm
Foker-John-Fieldfares-Up-and-Away.jpg

Fieldfares up and away

John Foker SWLA

Oil
17 x 16 cm
Foker-John-Hoodies-in-the-Rain,-Glenelg.jpg

Hooded Crows in the rain - Glenelg

John Foker SWLA

Oil
37 x 30 cm
Foker-John-Kittiwakes-on-the-Tyne.jpg

Kittiwakes on the Tyne

John Foker SWLA

Watercolour
40 x 68 cm
Forshall-Beatrice-Eskimo-Curlew.jpg

Eskimo Curlew

Beatrice Forshall

Engraving (edition of 25, 15 available)
107 x 84 cm
Forshall-Beatrice-Noble Chafer.jpg

Noble Chafer

Beatrice Forshall

Engraving (edition of 25, 23 available)
78 x 81 cm
Gemma-Federico-Abruzzi-Chamois.jpg

Abruzzi Chamois, Italy

Federico Gemma SWLA

Watercolour
71 x 54 cm
Gemma-Federico-Capercaille-female,-Finland.jpg

Capercaille female, Finland

Federico Gemma SWLA

Watercolour
73.5 x 50.5 cm
Gemma-Federico-Pied-Flycatcher,-Elba-island,-Tuscany.jpg

Pied Flycatcher, Elba Island, Tuscany

Federico Gemma SWLA

Watercolour
58 x 45.5 cm
Gemma-Federico-Redwings,-Finland.jpg

Redwings, Finland

Federico Gemma SWLA

Watercolour
68 x 47 cm
Gemma-Federico-Three-Black-headed-Gulls,-Finland.jpg

Three Black-headed Gulls, Finland

Federico Gemma SWLA

Watercolour
41.5 x 66 cm
Gemma-Federico-Willow-Grouse-display,-Finland.jpg

Willow Grouse display, Finland

Federico Gemma SWLA

Watercolour
61 x 43 cm
Gemma-Federico-Woodcock,-Finland.jpg

Woodcock, Finland

Federico Gemma SWLA

Watercolour
58 x 90 cm

Related events

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Special event
26 October 2016 to 6 November 2016
Members of the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) will be present in the gallery to talk to visitors about the Society and its 53rd Annual Exhibition.
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Lecture
26 October 2016
Past winners of the Wildlife Trusts Undersea Art Award, Chris Rose and Harriet Mead, will give an informal illustrated talk about their diving experiences
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Special event
27 October 2016
We know you love to talk about art, so come along and join fellow art lovers at our Mall Galleries Coffee Mornings and draw live tortoises!
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Lecture
27 October 2016
SWLA artist Brin Edwards and Jeff Kew, Operations Manager Eastern Region RSPB will be giving an illustrated talk about the third SWLA/RSPB collaborative artist residency project at the Wallasea Island Reserve
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Artist Workshop
30 October 2016
SOLD OUT
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Artist Workshop
6 November 2016
SOLD OUT